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Benjamine to Bennet

BENJAMINE (Soundex B525) — See also BENJAMIM, BENJAMIN, BENJAMINO, BENJE, BENJIMAN, CAMINERO, CAMINETTI, JAMIN, JESSAMINE, MIJAMIN, YONAMINE.

  BENJAMINE: See also Benjamine F. Hughes


BENJAMINO (Soundex B525) — See also BENJAMIM, BENJAMIN, BENJAMINE, BENJE, BENJIMAN, DIBRAMINO, EPAMINONDAS, JAMIN, MIJAMIN.

  Benjamino, Michael J. — of Brockton, Plymouth County, Mass. Democrat. Candidate in primary for Massachusetts state senate Second Plymouth & Bristol District, 1996. Still living as of 1996.


BENJE (Soundex B520) — See also BANJO, BENCE, BENE, BENGE, BENJAMIM, BENJAMIN, BENJAMINE, BENJAMINO, BENJIMAN, BENKE, BENSE, HENJE, SENJEM.

  BENJE: See also Benje Webster


BENJIMAN (Soundex B525) — See also BENJAMIM, BENJAMIN, BENJAMINE, BENJAMINO, BENJE, JIMASON, USHIJIMA.

  BENJIMAN: See also Benjiman Lee Jeffers


BENKARD (Soundex B526) — See also BENARD, BENKE, BENKEN, BENKERT, BENKICKI, BENKIE, BENKISER, BENKOWSKI, BIANCARDI, LANKARD, PINKARD, SLANKARD, SLINKARD, STANKARD, STUNKARD, TANKARD.

  BENKARD: See also Lewis Stuyvesant Chanler


BENKE (Soundex B520) — See also BEHNKE, BENCE, BENCH, BENCK, BENE, BENEKE, BENGE, BENJE, BENKARD, BENKEN, BENKERT, BENKICKI, BENKIE, BENKISER, BENKOWSKI, BENSE, BERKE.

  Benke, Bob See Robert J. Benke
  Benke, Edward G. (1846-1902) — of Arlington, Kingsbury County, S.Dak. Born January 23, 1846. Republican. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 23rd District, 1889-90. Died November 6, 1902 (age 56 years, 287 days). Interment at Arlington Cemetery, Arlington, S.Dak.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Benke, Robert J. — also known as Bob Benke — of New Brighton, Ramsey County, Minn. Candidate for mayor of New Brighton, Minn., 2011. Still living as of 2011.


BENKEN (Soundex B525) — See also BANKEN, BEHNKEN, BENKARD, BENKE, BENKERT, BENKICKI, BENKIE, BENKISER, BENKOWSKI, BENSEN, MENKEN, SCHENKEN, TIENKEN.

  Benken, William V. — of Bergen County, N.J. Republican. Candidate for New Jersey state house of assembly from Bergen County, 1965. Still living as of 1965.


BENKERT (Soundex B526) — See also BENKARD, BENKE, BENKEN, BENKICKI, BENKIE, BENKISER, BENKOWSKI, CONKERTON, LENKER, MENKER, PINKERTON, RENKER, SCHENKER, SCHLENKER, SCHLINKERT, SCHWENKER, SHENKER, SLENKER, WEINSCHENKER.

  Benkert, Andrew — of San Jose, Santa Clara County, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1996. Still living as of 1996.


BENKICKI (Soundex B522) — See also BENKARD, BENKE, BENKEN, BENKERT, BENKIE, BENKISER, BENKOWSKI, BIANCUCCI, BONCZAK, BURKICK, KICKBUSCH, KICKHAM, OKICKI, ZENKICH.

  Benkicki, Albert — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1916, 1928. Burial location unknown.


BENKIE (Soundex B520) — See also BANKA, BENGIE, BENKARD, BENKE, BENKEN, BENKERT, BENKICKI, BENKISER, BENKOWSKI, BENZIE, BIANCHI, BIANCHO, BIANCO, BINKOW, BIONCA, BUNCO, BUNKA, SIENKIEWICZ.

  Benkie, Denessa — of Versailles, Ripley County, Ind. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.


BENKISER (Soundex B522) — See also BENKARD, BENKE, BENKEN, BENKERT, BENKICKI, BENKIE, BENKOWSKI, KISER.

  Benkiser, Tina — of Austin, Travis County, Tex. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 2004, 2008; Texas Republican state chair, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.


BENKOWSKI (Soundex B522) — See also BENKARD, BENKE, BENKEN, BENKERT, BENKICKI, BENKIE, BENKISER, BINKOWSKI, BONKOWSKI, FRANKOWSKI, GRENKOWICZ, JANKOWSKI, KOWSKI, MANKOWSKI, MARCINKOWSKI, OCHENKOWSKI, PANKOWSKI, ROSTENKOWSKI, SELENKOW, SENKOWSKI, WANKOWSKI.

  Benkowski, Anthony F. — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1932; candidate for Illinois state senate 9th District, 1938. Burial location unknown.


BENMONT (Soundex B553) — See also COTSENMOYER, GLENMORE, INMON, KINMONTH, LENMORE, RANMONN, TRENMORE, VANREGENMORTER.

  BENMONT: See also Benmont Tench, Jr.


BENN (Soundex B500) — See also BEAHN, BEAN, BEANE, BEENE, BEHN, BEN, BENE, BENNANE, BENNARD, BENNARDO, BENNASSI, BENNEDIX, BENNEHAN, BENNEM, BENNER, BENNESON, BENNET, BENNETT, BENNETTE, BENNETTS, BENNICK, BENNING, BENNINK, BENNION, BENNIS, BENNISON, BENNITT, BENNUM, BENNY, BENNYE, BERN, BIANE, BIEHN, BIEN, BION, BLENN, BONN, BRENN, BUNN, DENN, FENN, NEEB, PENN, VENN.

  BENN: See also Benn Conger — Benn Kenyon
  Benn, E. B. — of Aberdeen, Grays Harbor County, Wash. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Washington, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Benn, Joseph W. — of Monroe County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly from Monroe County 5th District, 1942. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Benn, Walter F. — of Illinois. American National candidate for U.S. Representative from Illinois 11th District, 1930. Burial location unknown.


BENNANE (Soundex B550) — See also BENN, BENNARD, BENNARDO, BENNASSI, KINNANE, LENNANE.

  Bennane, Michael J. (b. 1945) — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Born in 1945. Democrat. Member of Michigan state house of representatives, 1977-96 (1st District 1977-92, 14th District 1993-96); defeated in primary, 1974; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1980. Still living as of 1996.


BENNARD (Soundex B563) — See also BANARD, BANNARD, BARDEEN, BARDEN, BAREND, BAYNARD, BEDNAR, BENARD, BENN, BENNANE, BENNARDO, BENNASSI, BERDAN, BERNARD, BONARD, BRADDEN, BRADEN, BRANDE, BRENDA, DEBRAANN, DENNARD, KENNARD, LENNARD, RENNARD, VENNARD.

  Bennard, George — Prohibition candidate for Michigan state treasurer, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


BENNARDO (Soundex B563) — See also BANARD, BANNARD, BAYNARD, BENARD, BENN, BENNANE, BENNARD, BENNASSI, BONARD, DENARDO, DENNARD, DILEONARDO, DINARDO, DREABON, KENNARD, LENNARD, LEONARDO, MINARDO, NARDO, NARDONE, RENNARD, VENNARD.

  Bennardo, Thomas — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Republican. Candidate for New York state assembly from Kings County 14th District, 1924. Burial location unknown.


BENNASSI (Soundex B520) — See also ANNAS, BAINES, BANNASCH, BENESSI, BENN, BENNANE, BENNARD, BENNARDO, BONASSO, DONNAS, MINASSIAN, NASSIF, NASSIKAS, NASSIVERA, PANNAS, SABINE, SEBINA.

  Bennassi, Martin — of Ansonia, New Haven County, Conn. Socialist. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Ansonia, 1918. Burial location unknown.


BENNEDIX (Soundex B532) — See also BENDIXEN, BENN, DIX, DIXIE, DIXON, DIXSON, DIXWELL, DIXY, KENNEDAY, KENNEDY, RADIX, SONNEDECKER.

  Bennedix, Isaac — of Savannah, Chatham County, Ga. Postmaster at Savannah, Ga., 1799-1804. Burial location unknown.


BENNEHAN (Soundex B550) — See also BENN, DENNEHY, KENEHAN, KNEHANS, LENEHAN, LINEHAN, LINNEHAN, MINEHAN, MOYNEHAN, RENEHAN, TANNEHILL.

  BENNEHAN: See also Bennehan Cameron


BENNEM (Soundex B550) — See also BAINUM, BENAIM, BENHAM, BENN, BENNUM, BONHAM, BONOM, BONUM, BRENNEMAN, BYNUM, FENNEMAN, FENNEMORE, HENNEMAN, HENNEMANN, HENNEMEYER, KENNEMER, VENNEMA.

  Bennem, Clayton See H. Clayton Bennem
  Bennem, H. Clayton — of Monroe County, N.Y. Socialist. Candidate for New York state assembly from Monroe County 5th District, 1934, 1936. Burial location unknown.


BENNER (Soundex B560) — See also BANNER, BEHNER, BENN, BENNERSON, BEREN, BERNE, BERNER, BIENER, BONNER, BREENE, BRENNE, BRENNER, BUNNER, DENNER, EBNER, ERBEN, FENNER, PENNER, REBEN, VENNER.

  BENNER: See also Winthrop Murray Crane — Rodney Irving Thompson
  Benner, Andrew B. — of Souderton, Montgomery County, Pa. Democrat. Postmaster at Souderton, Pa., 1893-97. Burial location unknown.
  Benner, Barbara Y. — of Allentown, Lehigh County, Pa. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1960, 1964, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Benner, Bonnie — of Berrien Springs, Berrien County, Mich. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1992. Female. Still living as of 1992.
  Benner, Charles — of Salem County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Salem County, 1851. Burial location unknown.
  Benner, Edgar F. — of State College, Centre County, Pa. Republican. Postmaster at State College, Pa., 1959-73 (acting, 1959-60). Still living as of 1973.
  Benner, George Jacob (1859-1930) — also known as George J. Benner — of Gettysburg, Adams County, Pa. Born in Gettysburg, Adams County, Pa., April 13, 1859. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 19th District, 1897-99. Died in Gettysburg, Adams County, Pa., December 30, 1930 (age 71 years, 261 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery, Gettysburg, Pa.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Benner, George W. — of Mower County, Minn. Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 3, 1891-94. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Benner, Harvey F. — of Bryan, Williams County, Ohio. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Benner, Henry L. — of Philadelphia County, Pa. Democrat. Member of Pennsylvania state senate 2nd District, 1846-48. Burial location unknown.
  Benner, Henry S. — of Gettysburg, Adams County, Pa. Democrat. Postmaster at Gettysburg, Pa., 1885-90. Burial location unknown.
  Benner, James — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Rhode Island, 1840. Burial location unknown.
  Benner, James A. — of Gasconade County, Mo. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Gasconade County, 1895-96. Burial location unknown.
  Benner, John H. — of Clifton Heights, Delaware County, Pa. Burgess of Clifton Heights, Pennsylvania, 1923. Burial location unknown.
  Benner, Mark — of Hugo, Lincoln County, Colo. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Colorado, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Benner, Thomas M. — of Ford City, Armstrong County, Pa. Republican. Postmaster at Ford City, Pa., 1955-75 (acting, 1955). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


BENNERSON (Soundex B562) — See also BENNER, BENNESON, BERENSON, EINERSON, GUNNERSON, KENERSON, KENNERS, KENNERSON, RYNERSON, SHENNERS, STEENERSON, STENERSON, WENNERSTRUM.

  Bennerson, Gregory A. — of Frederiksted, St. Croix, Virgin Islands. Republican. Member of Virgin Islands legislature from St. Croix, 1999-2000; defeated, 2000. Still living as of 2000.


BENNESON (Soundex B525) — See also ARNESON, BARNESON, BENN, BENNERSON, BENNISON, DENNES, ENNES, FENNESSEY, FINESON, HENNES, HENNESS, HENNESSEE, HENNESSEY, HENNESSY, JENNES, JENNESON, JENNESS, JOHANNESON, KINNESON, MINNESOTA, TENNES, TENNESSEE, VENNES.

  Benneson, Thomas — of Newark, New Castle County, Del. Postmaster at Newark, Del., 1818-41. Burial location unknown.
  Benneson, William H. — of Quincy, Adams County, Ill. Republican. Postmaster at Quincy, Ill., 1867-69. Burial location unknown.


BENNET (Soundex B530) — See also BENET, BENETT, BENN, BENNETT, BENNETTE, BENNETTS, BENNITT, BENTE, BINET, BINNETTE, BONNET, TEBBEN.

  BENNET: See also Donald Joseph Albosta — Bennet Bicknell — Bennet Boyd — Bennet H. Eskesen — Bennet Riley — Sally Bennet Roach — Bennet L. Shugart — Dora Hall Stockman
  Bennet, Augustus Witschief (1897-1983) — also known as Augustus W. Bennet — of Newburgh, Orange County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., October 7, 1897. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War I; lawyer; U.S. Representative from New York 29th District, 1945-47. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; Rotary; Sons of the American Revolution; Grange; Phi Beta Kappa; Psi Upsilon. Died in Concord, Middlesex County, Mass., June 5, 1983 (age 85 years, 241 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Cedar Hill Cemetery, Newburgh, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of William Stiles Bennet (1870-1962) and Gertrude (Witschief) Bennet (1872-1959); married, October 19, 1929, to Maxine Layne (1906-1991).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Bennet, Benjamin (1764-1840) — of New Jersey. Born in Bucks County, Pa., October 31, 1764. U.S. Representative from New Jersey 2nd District, 1815-19. Died near Middletown, Monmouth County, N.J., October 8, 1840 (age 75 years, 343 days). Interment at Baptist Cemetery, Holmdel, N.J.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Bennet, David R. — of Stockton, San Joaquin County, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Bennet, Douglas Joseph (1911-1995) — also known as Douglas J. Bennet — of Hamburg, Lyme, New London County, Conn. Born in Wilmington, New Castle County, Del., August 22, 1911. Democrat. Executive secretary to Gov. Chester A. Bowles; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Connecticut, 1956; candidate for U.S. Representative from Connecticut 2nd District, 1956. Died in Chester, Middlesex County, Conn., November 15, 1995 (age 84 years, 85 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Walter Hughes Bennet (1875-1960) and Grace Agatha Downes Bennet (1880-1967); married 1934 to Phoebe Benedict (1911-1976); father of Douglas Joseph Bennet; grandfather of Michael Farrand Bennet (1964-).
  Political family: Bennet family of Connecticut.
  See also OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Bennet, Douglas Joseph (1938-2018) — also known as Douglas J. Bennet — of Lyme, New London County, Conn. Born in Orange, Essex County, N.J., June 23, 1938. Democrat. Candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Connecticut 2nd District, 1974; president and CEO of National Public Radio, 1983-93; president, Wesleyan University, 1995-2007. Died June 10, 2018 (age 79 years, 352 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Phoebe (Benedict) Bennet (1911-1976) and Douglas Joseph Bennet; father of Michael Farrand Bennet (1964-).
  Political family: Bennet family of Connecticut.
  See also Wikipedia article — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Bennet, Green — of Tioga County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Tioga County, 1835. Burial location unknown.
  Bennet, H. L. — of Parsons, Tucker County, W.Va. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from West Virginia, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Bennet, Hiram Pitt (1826-1914) — of Glenwood, Mills County, Iowa; Nebraska City, Otoe County, Neb.; Denver, Colo. Born in Carthage, Franklin County, Maine, September 2, 1826. Republican. Member Nebraska territorial council, 1856; member of Nebraska territorial House of Representatives, 1858; Delegate to U.S. Congress from Colorado Territory, 1861-65; secretary of Colorado Territory, 1867; postmaster at Denver, Colo., 1869-74; member of Colorado state senate, 1876. Died November 11, 1914 (age 88 years, 70 days). Interment at Riverside Cemetery, Denver, Colo.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Bennet, Michael Farrand (b. 1964) — also known as Michael F. Bennet — of California; Denver, Colo. Born in New Delhi, India, of American parents, November 28, 1964. Democrat. Lawyer; Presidential Elector for California, 1996; superintendent, Denver Public Schools, 2005-09; U.S. Senator from Colorado, 2009-; appointed 2009. Still living as of 2018.
  Relatives: Son of Douglas Joseph Bennet (1938-2018) and Susanne (Klejman) Bennet; married to Susan Daggett; grandson of Douglas Joseph Bennet (1911-1995).
  Political family: Bennet family of Connecticut.
  See also congressional biography — Wikipedia article — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Bennet, Rodolphus (born c.1800) — of Davenport, Scott County, Iowa. Born in Vermont, about 1800. Mayor of Davenport, Iowa, 1839-40. Burial location unknown.
  Bennet, Victor — of Jackson, Jackson County, Mich. Democrat. Member of Michigan Democratic State Central Committee, 1937. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Bennet, William C. — of Cayuga County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Cayuga County, 1812-14. Burial location unknown.
  Bennet, William Stiles (1870-1962) — also known as William S. Bennet — of New York, New York County, N.Y.; Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Port Jervis, Orange County, N.Y., November 9, 1870. Republican. Lawyer; member of New York state assembly from New York County 21st District, 1901-02; municipal judge in New York, 1903; U.S. Representative from New York, 1905-11, 1915-17 (17th District 1905-11, 23rd District 1915-17); defeated, 1910 (17th District), 1916 (23rd District), 1936 (19th District), 1944 (21st District); delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1908, 1916; candidate for Republican nomination for Vice President, 1936; delegate to New York state constitutional convention 15th District, 1938. Presbyterian. Member, American Bar Association; Sons of the American Revolution; Freemasons; Elks; Moose; Delta Chi. Died in Falkirk Hospital, Central Valley, Orange County, N.Y., December 1, 1962 (age 92 years, 22 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Laurel Grove Cemetery, Port Jervis, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of James Bennet (1845-1920) and Alice Leonora (Stiles) Bennet (1846-1928); married, June 30, 1896, to Gertrude Witschief (1872-1959); father of Augustus Witschief Bennet (1897-1983).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial


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